Polyblox Totems in Playground Magazine

Polyblox Totems in Playground Magazine
We've been very busy lately getting ready for manufacturing so we can bring you Polyblox Totems just in time for Christmas!  We have great momentum and are excited to share our journey with you. We just wanted to take a quick moment and thank PLAYGROUND Magazine, the #1 resource for Central Florida parents, for giving us a write up and spot in their latest magazine!  Check out their July/ August 2016 issue and on page 12 you'll find: “Polyblox is an...

We are Proud to be Featured in OSOTA’s Family Spotlight

We are Proud to be Featured in OSOTA’s Family Spotlight
Recently One School of the Arts featured us in their newsletter for the OSOTA Family Spotlight. Here is what they said about Polyblox Totems: "We give a lot of attention to our scholars who blow us away every day with their talents, gifts, and innovative ideas. And rightly so! But it’s not every day we can celebrate our talented, gifted, and innovative parents. So today is that day! Laresa Tapia, Mark and Carolyn Izzo have really raised the bar on what it

The First Meeting of the Minds

The First Meeting of the Minds
My wife Carolyn and I met up with our friend Laresa at one of our favorite local restaurants (Carmel) to talk about possibly going in to business together.  None of us had any real expectations but knowing that we all had a passion for entrepreneurship and were ready to try something new, we knew the meeting was worth it. We had ideas ranging from opening a coffee house, to having our own furniture store, ideas about a clothing and accessory company came u

It All Began as a Team Back on September 9, 2014

It All Began as a Team Back on September 9, 2014
One day Laresa posted on Facebook about how her son, Enso wanted to partner with her and do a clothing/accessory shop. Since Carolyn and I were already running a children's accessories company called "The Izzo Collection" she tagged us in the post. She had followed our start up and advised us from time to time. After being tagged, I reached out to Carolyn. Something told me that this could be a great collaboration. Carolyn agreed and after we thought abou

The Polyblox open house was such an amazing night!

The Polyblox open house was such an amazing night!
What an exciting night! We had over 100 people come through our doors and support through the roof. From teachers and principals, to bankers and sales reps, students and artists, working families and those retired, we love you and we thank you. Watching children play with both the wooden blocks and our mobile app was the best! Many of you have asked where you can buy a set of Polyblox, so hang tight as we are getting much closer to a manufacturing solution

Who are we and what are The Polyblox?

Who are we and what are The Polyblox?
Welcome! We are so excited you stopped by to check us out and hope you stay around to follow us on our journey moving forward. Many of you have been wondering what in the world we have been up to, and for those that are hearing of us for the first time… well you haven’t missed much since this is our first blog post! We are kicking our company in to high gear here in the month of March as that word is propelling our momentum to March forward, March ahead, M